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Old 11-24-2015, 09:36 PM   #23 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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I spent the last 3 days looking at every flexible solar panel I could find and I think I stumbled upon the best way to attach low profile panels to the top of a vehicle 4 years ago when I RTV'ed those 5 watt fiber glass backed panels to the top of my suburban.

Just in case I am wrong, I bought a 100 watt and a 30 watt semi flexible solar panel like in the link:
Don't think it will end up on top of a vehicle but I will test and evaluate it for such an application.
They seem kind of neat, I figure it will end up as part of my backup power contingency plan.

Should be here before Dec 2.
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1984 chevy suburban, custom made 6.5L diesel turbocharged with a Garrett T76 and Holset HE351VE, 22:1 compression 13psi of intercooled boost.
1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
2011 leaf SL, white, portable 240v CHAdeMO, trailer hitch, new batt as of 2014.

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